Contents tagged with Kherson

  • The Kremlin has decided to postpone official annexation of Ukrainian territories

    The Kremlin decided not to rush with the official "annexation" of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, and the occupied territories of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions, reports Meduza, citing sources in the Kremlin.

    Earlier, State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin announced that meetings on the "annexation" of Ukrainian territories will be held on October 3 and 4.

    "Volodin, as always, was ready to run ahead of the traing and get ahead of the agenda, when there was no clear …

  • Russia begins accession referendums in occupied territories of Ukraine

    "Polling stations" have opened in the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions. "Voting" in all territories will last until September 27. Also, polling stations also began to open in Russia, where, according to the Kremlin, refugees will vote.

    According to TASS, "in the interests of security", in the first four days, the voting will be done through door-to-door visits.

    In the DPR and LPR the referendum questionnaire also has a question whether …

  • Kyiv: Russian troops are caught between Ukrainian Forces and Dnieper river

    Russians are now caught between the Ukraine Forces and the right bank of the Dnieper, said the head of the joint press center of the Defense Forces of the Operational Command South Natalia Gumenyuk.

    "The fire control that we keep over the crossings and transport arteries across the Dnieper makes them understand that they are caught between the [Ukrainian] defense forces and the right bank. These are [Russian] units that are in this part of the Kherson region. Therefore, they have been offered …

  • Kyiv: All of Kherson region is now under Ukraine's fire control

    The Ukrainian military has established fire control over almost the entire territory of the temporarily occupied Kherson region, said the head of the Joint Press Center of the Ukrainian Defense Forces South, Natalia Humenyuk.

    "Almost the entire territory of the Kherson region is under our fire control. We continue our combat work, but it is too early to talk about victories. We need to gain a foothold in the liberated settlements," she said.

    According to her, the military operation of the …

  • General Marchenko: over the past 2 weeks Ukrainian Forces have advanced 12 km into Kherson region

    Ukrainian forces have advanced 12 km in the Kherson region, said Major General Dmytro Marchenko at a briefing in Voznesensk.

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces have liberated 13 settlements and cleared 500 square kilometers of Ukrainian land from the enemy.

    The Ukrainian Operational Command South reported that only over the past day 59 Russian soldiers were killed, a tank, 5 152nd caliber howitzers (among them Msta-B and Msta-S), a command and staff vehicle and, as well as 12 units of other armored …

  • Ukrainian Forces continue their offensive in Donetsk and Kherson regions

    The city of Svyatohirsk in the Donetsk region came under the control of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Ukrainian Telegram channels published a photo with the Ukrainian flag on the building of the Svyatohirsk City Council. There is no official confirmation from Ukrainian authorities of this information yet.

    According to Russian blogger Andrei Morozov ("Fighting Cat Murz"), the Ukrainian military occupied a bridgehead on the left bank of the Siverskyi Donets River and moved to the rear of the …

  • Kyiv: all strategic bridges in Kherson region have been disabled

    Strategic bridges in the Kherson region are unsuitable for transportation of heavy equipment, three pontoon crossings of built by Russians were also destroyed, said the head of the joint press center of the Ukrainian Defense Forces South, Nataliya Gumenyuk.

    She noted that the bridges in the southern part of the country are under fire control of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The Ukrainian troops, according to Gumenyuk, do not destroy infrastructure, but also do not provide the Russians with the …

  • Kremlin-installed authorities of occupied Kherson region say they are taking a ‘pause’ in ‘referendum’ on joining Russia due to security concerns

    The temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson region is ready to hold a "referendum" on joining Russia, but due to the security situation, a pause would be taken, said the so-called "deputy head of the military-civil administration" of the Kherson region. Kirill Stremousov.

    "We have prepared for the vote. We wanted to hold a referendum in the near future, but because of all the events that have occurred now, I think that for now we take a pause. This will be understandably practical, …

  • Russia-installed Kherson regional governor flees to Voronezh

    The so-called "deputy head" of the Russia-installed administration of the Kherson region, Kirill Stremousov, fled from Ukraine to Russia and from there publishes video messages assuring his followers of the failure of the Ukrainian counteroffensive on Kherson.

    Ukrainian activist Serhiy Sternenko writes on his Telegram channel that it is likely that Stremousov has been in Voronezh for several days. Stremousov published several videos from Voronezh on his Telegram channel.

    After analyzing the …

  • Ukrainian Forces continue their advance in Kherson region

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces are advancing in many directions in the Kherson region. The Ukrainian Operational Command Kakhovka reports that the first line of Russian defense has been broken.

    In the video published by the Operational Command, one of the Russian soldiers complains that the Ukrainian Armed Forces broke through the first line of defense and strike the Russian positions from tanks, artillery and aircraft.

    "The 109th regiment of the DPR withdrew from its positions in the Kherson …